Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

March 27, 2012

Gérlinéa to Launch Nationwide
−Enjoyable Calorie Control without Giving Up Sweetness−

  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical is launching sales in supermarkets and drug stores nationwide, following test marketing in Tokyo and three prefectures
  • The high-grade bar, with its couverture chocolate coating and rich taste and mouthfeel, saw sales expand on popularity with women in their 20s and 40s
  • Gerlinéa makes everyday calorie control enjoyable for all in situations such as resetting a diet after overeating

Tokyo, Japan - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President: Taro Iwamoto) announced today that it will launch nationwide sales of Gerlinéa on April 2. Gerlinéa is a calorie control brand that can be enjoyed every day by all, eliminating the need to limit intake of sweet foods, or otherwise give up on eating, when dieting.